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Old 09-06-2013, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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They still are not married in my eyes, and I don't want my hard earned tax money supporting this.
Just how do your tax dollars support domestic partner or gay partner health insurance benefits offered by private employers like Wal-Mart to their employees?

Is there some sort of Wal-Mart tax I am supposed to be paying each year I don't know about?
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:47 AM
 
Location: Austin
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They still are not married in my eyes, and I don't want my hard earned tax money supporting this.
LMAO Nice one! Better to keep your mouth shut and have people think you're an idiot than open it and..... well you probably know the rest by now.
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:17 AM
 
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They still are not married in my eyes, and I don't want my hard earned tax money supporting this.
Isn't Walmart a privately held company? How are you tax dollars supporting this?
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:18 AM
 
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As usual walmart is late to game
Most employers have been doing this for at lease a year in half now!
Where's your proof. The US govt just started recognizing same sex marriages. "Most"? Really?
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
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Sam Walton must be rolling in his grave right now.
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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I think the poster who was worried about his tax dollars should be happy because the opposite could be true. If a same-sex partner who previously had to be on a public health plan because if he or she could not obtain health insurance through his or her employer was suddenly able to have it through a partner, that would get him or her off the public rolls and therefore off our poor taxpayer's hard earned tax money and onto WalMart's or any other employer who chooses to support them.

In older days, some states had what was called "common law marriages." They were for heterosexual people only but if a couple lived together for a period of years, it was seven I believe in the state of Illinois, they were believed to be as good as married in the eyes of their state and were entitled to the privileges of marriage such as employer provided health insurance and other legal martial benefits.
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